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Fluid dynamics

New study reveals the complex strategies crab spiders use to soar on streamers of silk.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Researchers investigate one of the classic physics lessons, substituting liquids for solids.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

In annual speed test, international teams must negotiate the complexities of aerodynamics and airflow.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Scientists utilize fluid dynamics to optimize fins for shredding the gnar.

Olivia Trani, Contributor

Physicists discover the universe’s most violent vortices inside the exotic state of matter.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Both Tour de France racers and recreational cyclists can improve performance by riding hardest into the wind.

Brian Owens, Contributor

A solution that clings to plant leaves could make pesticide application more efficient and minimize soil contamination.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Featuring five new stories from the field of fluid dynamics that involve floating, preening, swimming, spitting and sneezing

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Waves might explain the strange trends spotted in swimming times.

Chris Gorski, Editor

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